Effective May 1, 2020, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) assumed the role formerly held by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) to administer all domestic violence services in Florida. DCF is committed to the continuation of uninterrupted life-saving domestic violence services for survivors and their families. Moving forward, DCF will maintain operational and financial control of the system of care, and competitively rebid for services within the next 12 to 18 months.

If you are in need of emergency services or information about domestic violence, please contact the Florida Domestic Violence Hotline:


Florida Relay 711

TDD Hotline: 1-800-621-4202

Advocates are available 24 hours a day in English, Spanish and Creole telephonically.
Information about local service providers may be found on the DCF webpage: Florida Certified Domestic Violence Centers.
Information regarding domestic violence and the programs available in Florida are also available on the DCF website: https://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/domestic-violence/

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